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An attendant exits a "Pit Stop" public toilet on Sixth Street, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in San Francisco. A 5-year-old portable toilet program in San Francisco that provides homeless people with a private place to go has expanded to 25 locations in the city and has spread to Los Angeles. Not everyone who uses the “Pit Stop” toilets is homeless, but advocates say steam cleaning requests have dropped in surrounding areas. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
August 02, 2019 - 9:44 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The sidewalks surrounding Ahmed Al Barak's corner market in one of San Francisco's roughest neighborhoods are filled with cardboard, used syringes and homeless people who have nowhere safe to go at night. But Al Barak says it's an improvement from a year ago, before the city...
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 President Donald Trump speaks about kidney health, accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, in Washington
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July 31, 2019 - 10:54 am
The Trump administration said Wednesday it will set up a system allowing Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of opposition from federal health authorities amid a public outcry over high prices for life-sustaining...
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July 31, 2019 - 2:17 am
The Trump administration is working on a plan that would allow Americans to import lower-priced prescription drugs from Canada, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday.
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July 27, 2019 - 4:49 pm
The politicians are depicting a system in meltdown. The numbers point to a different story, not as dire and more nuanced.
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The latest test results of Pittsburgh tap water show lead levels still above federal limits but moving in the right direction.
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Joe DeStio
July 26, 2019 - 4:15 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – The latest test results of Pittsburgh tap water show lead levels still above federal limits but moving in the right direction. The January through June results of the ten percent worst-case-scenario properties show a reading of 17.5 parts per billion. The federal...
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July 26, 2019 - 1:32 pm
A top executive for Juul Labs said that his company never intended its electronic cigarettes to be adopted by underage teenagers, as House lawmakers on Thursday accused the company of fueling the vaping craze among high schoolers.
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July 24, 2019 - 3:36 pm
Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for certain textured models after regulators alerted the company to a heightened cancer risk with the devices.
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July 24, 2019 - 1:58 pm
About 3.1 million people would lose food stamp benefits under the Trump administration's proposal to tighten automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program.
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July 24, 2019 - 1:23 pm
A first-of-its-kind space is now open at Pittsburgh International Airport for travelers with autism and other sensory needs.
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pharmaceuticals are seen in North Andover, Mass.
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July 23, 2019 - 9:15 pm
Two veteran senators — a Republican and a Democrat — unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients
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